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May 9, 2016: Richmond teens tackle dating violence—through theater | KALW
May 5, 2016: Richmond production examines young people in abusive relationships | East Bay Times Education
April 24, 2016: Panel aims to expose ‘New Jim Crow’ era | The Advocate
April 11, 2016: The Power of Art to Build Strong Youth and Heal Trauma | Huffington Post
April 7, 2016: Setting the stage: The UC Theatre re-opens with focus on community involvement | The Daily Californian
March 15, 2016: Where do you feel safe in Richmond? | Richmond Pulse
March 14, 2016: Video: Richmond dealing with string of fatal shootings | KRON
March 9, 2016: Racism as Trauma: Clinical Perspectives from Social Work and Psychology | ACES Connection


October 27, 2015: Youth film festival in Richmond highlights new voices | Richmond Confidential
September 25, 2015: U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch Speech | United States Department of Justice
September 25, 2015: Richmond youths sound off to U.S. attorney general about bad cops | SF Gate
September 23, 2015: Helping Children Heal: Promising Community Programs and Policy Recommendations | Chronicle of Social Change
August 27, 2015: RYSE Youth Center: A haven for Richmond teens | KALW
April 30, 2015: Richmond teens in spotlight at San Francisco Film Festival | Contra Costa Times
January 21, 2015: Ryse Youth Center a safe haven for Richmond artists, activists | SF Gate


May 14, 2014: Contra Costa County Drops Costly Juvenile Record-Sealing Fee | ColorLines
May 13, 2014: Press Release: Contra Costa County Drops Juvenile Record Sealing Fee (.pdf)
May 9, 2014: Eye on the East Bay: Richmond shows it knows how to party | San Jose Mercury News / Contra Costa Times
May 7, 2014: Charge Dropped Against Transgender Student, Restorative Justice at Work | Joint Statement from RYSE Center, Rainbow Community Center Contra Costa, and Transgender Law Center
May 6, 2014: Hercules: Charges dropped against transgender teen | Inside Bay Area | NY Daily News | CBS San Francisco | NBC Bay Area | SF Gate | The San Jose Mercury | The Advocate
March 27, 2014: Stopping the school-to-prison pipeline for LGBTQ youth | Status Offense Reform Center
March 4, 2014: Statement in response to Hercules High School incident
February 24, 2014: Richmond woman paralyzed by stray bullet vows to walk again | Contra Costa Times
February 7, 2014: Judge orders transgender East Bay teen to participate in conflict resolution program | Contra Costa Times


December 2013: Progress: Transgender Student Facing Battery Charge for Defending Herself Enters Restorative Justice Program | Joint Statement from RYSE Center and Transgender Law Center
December 19. 2013: Art event to showcase teen photography, give insight into growing up in Richmond | Richmond Confidential
December 9, 2013: Breaking Silence on Trauma is First Step to Healing | Richmond Pulse
December 3, 2013: Hercules High Fight Involving Transgender Student Prompts School District Safety Meeting | NBC Bay Area
November 2013: Public Showcases: Art gives youth a voice through graffiti | Oakland Magazine
October 8, 2013: Watch California youth respond to Trayvon, Oscar and Israel | ColorLines
October 1, 2013: ‘Street Literature’ – Richmond, CA youth speak out | KQED Education
September 29. 2013: Street Literature Official Video | Freshouthabay